Friday, March 20, 2015
Military personnel convicted of treason are not entitled to receive their retirement pension, head of the Cabinet-level Veterans Affairs Council (VAC, 退輔會) said yesterday.
Christopher Marut, director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), will lead a delegation from Taiwan to attend a U.S. investment summit in Washington, D.C. next week, the AIT said.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾病管制署) yesterday said that a female flight attendant of China Airlines (CAL, 中華航空) unknowingly contracted rubella, urging the CDC to try and conduct follow-ups with up to 1,558 people., 1 Comment
Local news network Television Broadcasts Satellite (TVBS) yesterday reported that a Taiwanese manager was interviewed by authorities in an iPhone 6 robbery case.
Police in Taiwan have arrested three suspects as part of a crackdown on a cross-strait telephone fraud ring, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said.
Chen Wei-ting (陳威庭), one of the leaders of last year's Sunflower Movement, said on the first anniversary of the protests that some things could have been handled better.
Temperatures in Central Taiwan's Taichung City reached 34.7 degrees Celsius Thursday, the highest level for the country so far this year, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Civil organizations demonstrated around the Legislative Yuan on the one-year anniversary of the Sunflower Movement as political leaders assessed the movement's impact, yesterday., 1 Comment
A group of top business leaders said yesterday that improvement in Taiwan's political climate following last year's student Sunflower Movement has been too slow.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) described the Sunflower Student Movement on Wednesday as the most important event in Taiwan last year that improved the civic consciousness of the Taiwanese people.